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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Aldinger, Fanny A; Shiban, Ehab; Gempt, Jens; Meyer, Bernhard; Kreutzer, Jürgen; Krieg, Sandro M 
Title:
Hollow screws: a diagnostic tool for intracranial empyema. 
Abstract:
Subdural (SDE) and epidural empyema (EDE) are life-threatening intracranial infections. They require immediate diagnosis and treatment. However, in some cases, magnet resonance imaging (MRI) is not able to contribute to diagnosis; therefore, surgical exploration is indicated. Hollow screws used for decompression of chronic subdural haematoma (cSDH) are valuable tools for minimally invasive biopsy in awake patients when SDE and EDE are suspected.Between 2006 and 2010, eight patients in our depar...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 
Year:
2013 
Journal volume:
155 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
373-7 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0001-6268 
TUM Institution:
Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik